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Beautifully illustrated, Collectible Beads meticulously explores and documents the rise and development of a unique passion. The authoritative bead resource takes you on a rich and exciting journey of discovery, charting the worldwide phenomenon of ancient, ethnographic and contemporary beads as collectibles. In celebrating the first and most universal form of personal adornment, Ornament Coeditor Robert K. Liu expertly details the history of beads as a revealing and inspiring symbol of humanity’s cultural and spiritual aspirations.


256 pages in full color, with 310 photographs, 9 x 11.5 inches. Glossary. Organizations. References and Bibliography. Index. Cloth hardcover, with laminated dust jacket, and plastic-wrapped for protection. Complete Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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